Diving deep with Steve Alten, author of “The MEG”

For over two decades, readers have been spellbound by the gripping writing of Steve Alten. His absorbing work has traversed the entire timeline of existence from the dawn of life on earth to 12 million years in the future. He mingles fact with fiction to create mesmerizing tales of wonder driven by a palpable sense…

Madeline Lauer is the fire in your blood

Sweet, languid, and sensual. Madeline Lauer’s latest single, “I Know You’ve Heard,” drips like fresh honey from her lips to your ears with a luxurious ease. Her soft, tantalizing voice is absolutely mesmerizing as it melts atop a slowly sizzling beat to create an intoxicating musical dream. “The song is me admitting that I know…

One by one, friends disappear in Brian Cavallaro’s “Against the Night”

“When I was a kid, I went on a tour of Eastern State Penitentiary and thought, ‘This would be an awesome place for a horror movie!’ So the idea has been stuck in my head for a while,” Brian Cavallaro writer, director, producer, and cinematographer of Against the Night (Gravitas Ventures/Ball Four Productions) told Entertaining…

Lifetime Movies: Lydia Look is the “Mistress Hunter”

You just found out that your husband is having an affair. Revenge isn’t enough. You want to crush him and his mistress completely. But you can’t get your hands dirty. What do you do? You call Hannah, the mistress hunter. “I’ll be completely honest with you, the first thing I did when I got the…

Tammy Gillis: Discovering her Personal Legend

“When you want something, the whole universe will conspire for you to have it … Signs [are] when you look around and you see, ‘The universe is talking to me!’ I have to understand this language.” — Paulo Coelho author of The Alchemist “There was this time in my life when I was younger and…

Colin Ferguson: “On Hallmark, it’s about the love”

“The murder rate in these small towns is off the charts!” Colin Ferguson noted. “I guess that hearkens back to Murder She Wrote and Angela Lansbury? There are like 200 people who got killed in that small town.” Luckily, Lighthouse Cove is nowhere near as dangerous as Cabot Cove. At least not yet. To date,…

Deep Cuts: Christine Solomon shares her scariest moment

The most powerful thing you can do is just be yourself. Christine Solomon is a phenomenal woman with a bright future unfolding before her. She is incredibly talented in many creative disciplines and has a profoundly inspiring outlook on life. Bolstered by her voracious appetite for knowledge and her relentless drive to succeed, it’s no…

“Something Rotten!” = Something Awesome!

It’s the 90s — the 1590s— and Shakespeare parades around the hamlet followed by his entourage. At this stage of his career, Shakespeare is the shizzle! He’s even bigger than The Beatles — granted none of the Fab Four had yet been born. Everyone adores The Bard. Everyone except Nick Bottom, that is. Nick is…